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Friday, February 10 2012

Mobile Security News Update February 2012 update

More conferences, and a lot of mobile stuff :-)
    Source Boston in April. Reverse Engineering Mobile Applications, Adam Meyers, Security Researcher; Mobile Snitch - Devices telling the world about you, Luiz Eduardo, Director, SpiderLabs LAC, Trustwave (@effffn) & Rodrigo Montoro, Security Researcher, Trustwave's SpiderLabs, rmontoro@trustwave.com (@spookerlabs); Android Modding for the Security Practitioner, Dan Rosenberg, Senior Security Consultant, VSR (@djrbliss) ; Privacy at the Border: A Guide for Traveling with Devices, Marcia Hofmann, Senior Staff Attorney & Seth Schoen, Senior Staff Technologist, Electronic Frontier Foundation

    So SourceBoston actually has some interesting stuff for us mobile people.

    Black Hat Europe in Amsterdam. Axelle Apvrille - Guillaume Lovet An Attacker's Day into Virology: Human vs Computer; Don A. Bailey War Texting: Weaponizing Machine to Machine Systems; Tyrone Erasmus The Heavy Metal That Poisoned the Droid; Eric Fulton Workshop: Mobile Network Forensics Workshop ; Dan Guido - Mike Arpaia The Mobile Exploit Intelligence Project; Felix Lindner Apple vs. Google Client Platforms; Simon Roses Femerling Smartphones Apps Are Not That Smart: Insecure Development Practices;

Thursday, February 09 2012

Mobile Security News Update February 2012

    CanSecWest: OS5 - An Exploitation Nightmare? - Stefan Esser; Probing Mobile Operator Networks - myself; Legal Issues in Mobile Security Research - Marcia Hofmann, EFF; Unveiling LTE Security - Dr. Galina D. Pildush, Juniper; Intro to Near Field Communication (NFC) Mobile Security - Corey Benninger and Max Sobell, Intrepidus Group; Root-Proof Smartphones, and Other Myths and Legends - Scott G. Kelly, Netflix

    Interesting lineup for mobile stuff, and the rest looks pretty good too.

    SyScan Singapore: iOS Kernel Heap Armageddon - Stefan Esser; iOS Applications - Different Developers, Same Mistakes - Paul Craig

    Troopers (Germany): Welcome to Bluetooth Smart - Mike Ossmann


An analysis of the GMR-1 and GMR-2 standards for satellite telephony. Really interesting work.

In other news. I'm done with my work in Berlin and looking to move to the US for a postdoc in the near future (location is not yet decided).